Archive for December, 2010


We left the previous post with (my interpretation of) Jon Kabat-Sinn’s charged view of meditation: Meditation requires that we open our­selves, let­ting go of our lives. Like a war­rior, we should be on guard to act upon the signs pre­sented to each of us, swiftly and decisively. Which would imply a pro­found act of trust, […]


Its been a fascinating few days. I’ve been touched by what I’ve learned to the point I believe I’ve changed my way of being. I loved Jon Kabat-Sinn’s mindfulness video. I have to admit that I had never been able to meditate, nor understood meditation. I’m not sure I wholly comprehend the concept now, but, […]

If you care, you listen

I stumbled into this Gary Vaynerchuk presentation — a friend of mine had it under his tumbler. It’s a pivotal presentation. It changes all you knew about how to market your products. I used to think Twitter was a waste of time, and… I still think it is, for a bunch of people. What these […]

Baby steps in Trust building

I am surprised at the utter importance of taking baby steps to foster relationships. It keeps coming up. My first encounter with the concept was probably in the form of a well known Chinese proverb that says: “To get through the hardest journey we need take only one step at a time…” We’ve already gained […]

How to be happy

In my previous post, Don’t worry be happy, I promised to show a few exercises to help you rewire your brain to jump-start your day. First, I would like you to perform a quick exercise. Close your eyes and think about the color red for 10 seconds. Then, open your eyes. This simple exercise emphasizes […]